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Stroke, osteoporosis screenings offered

BEMIDJI - Fraternal Order of Eagles #351 will host Life Line stroke and osteoporosis screenings beginning at 9 a.m. May 17 at the Eagles Club. All residents living in the Bemidji area are welcome to attend.

The screenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease. A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk will also be offered for both men and women.

Screening packages start at $149. All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 877-237-1287 or visit the Life Line website at www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.

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